PE and Sport Premium Funding
Each year the Government provide the school with Sports Funding to be used in a way so that physical education (PE) in Hungerford is improved by: developing or adding to the physical education, physical activity and sport activities that the school already offers build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements will benefit pupils joining the school in future years.
How we spend the funding
Hungerford Primary Academy – Primary Sports Funding Statement – September 2019
The Government wants the Sports Funding to be used in a way so that physical education (PE) in primary schools is improved by: developing or adding to the physical education, physical activity and sport activities that the school already offers build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements will benefit pupils joining the school in future years.
Hungerford Primary Academy received £19,550 funding to support to development of PE/sport/health in the academic year September 2018 to July 2019.
How we spent the funding
In 2018-19 Hungerford Primary Academy spent the money in the following way:
- We funded Sports Coaches from Ministry 4 Sport to deliver CPD and help with PE lessons.
- Ministry 4 Sport delivered additional coaching for children in targeted groups.
- We funded additional curricular Pe/Sport clubs that include gym, dance and Change 4 Life before or after school.
- We funded specialist sports coaches in Reception for CPD and help with PE lessons.
- We continued to participate in inter school competitions up to a county level.
- We continued to participate in the football league in Crewe and Nantwich.
- We continued to target younger children and children who would benefit from additional exercise.
- Training/CPD which improved teacher knowledge and skills.
- Training teachers to deliver swimming lessons.
- We purchased high quality sporting equipment for extracurricular clubs and lessons.
- We purchased high quality sporting equipment to help extracurricular activities especially sports not on the national curriculum to encourage children, who may struggle with the ‘usual’ sports, into 5 hours of exercise per week.
- We maintained our football pitches to ensure our fixtures could go ahead.
- We purchased PE kit for athletic/school events and the girls football team.
What was the impact of the funding?
- Teachers said that they felt more confident when delivering PE lessons after observing the coaches.
- Pupil voice stated that they were enjoying their PE lessons a lot more and that they have taken up more clubs outside of school.
- Children were given the opportunity to participate and experience competitive sporting events, in which they would normally not be given the opportunity.
- B and C teams were given the opportunities to represent the school in different sports.
- Least active children showed a more positive attitude towards physical activity and education and were eager to participate in lessons.
- More children stated that they were carrying out Sport in clubs within school and outside of school.
- A higher amount of teachers delivered high quality swimming lessons.
- More vast and high quality PE lessons were able to be delivered as a result of new equipment.
- More children were participating in extracurricular sport/PE clubs due to the wide range of sports provided.
PE Funding Focus for 2019-20
- Continue to participate in inter school completion to county level
- To achieve CNSSP School Games Gold Standard award
- Increase Motivation/ participation and sportsmanship within lessons and clubs.
- To carry out CPD for teachers for assessment and lesson planning.
- To provide excellent planning resources.
To purchase higher quality PE/Sport equipment